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Brenner Voted MLS Player of the Week Presented by Continental Tire for Week 17

July 1, 2022 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - FC Cincinnati News Release

CINCINNATI - FC Cincinnati forward Brenner was voted the Major League Soccer Player of the Week presented by Continental Tire for the 17th week of the 2022 MLS season.

Brenner's recognition makes him the first player in FC Cincinnati history to win MLS Player of the Week presented by Continental Tire.

Brenner became the first player in FC Cincinnati history to score a hat trick with his three goals in the Orange and Blue's 4-4 draw against New York City FC. He is the eighth player in MLS this season to score a hat trick and the first to do so since Atlanta United's Ronaldo Cisneros on May 7.

The Brazilian striker also set career-highs in shots (5) and shots on target (4). Earlier on Friday, Brenner was named to the MLS Team of the Week for the second time in his career. He also has scored in consecutive games for the first time in his career.

The MLS Player of the Week presented by Continental Tire for Week 17 was selected by media voting in a process conducted by MLS Communications. A panel of journalists from the North American Soccer Reporters (NASR) comprised the entire vote for Week 17. NASR consists of members of print, television, radio and online media.

2022 MLS Player of the Week presented by Continental Tire Winners

Week Player Club

Week 1 Carlos Vela Los Angeles Football Club

Week 2 Lewis Morgan New York Red Bulls

Week 3 Dayne St. Clair Minnesota United FC

Week 4 Jesús Ferreira FC Dallas

Week 5 Javier "Chicharito" Hernández LA Galaxy

Week 6 Leonardo Campana Inter Miami CF

Week 7 Valentín "Taty" Castellanos New York City FC

Week 8 Cristian Espinoza San Jose Earthquakes

Week 9 Kamal Miller CF Montréal

Week 10 Ronald Cisneros Atlanta United FC

Week 11 Sebastián Blanco Portland Timbers

Week 12 Jamiro Monteiro San Jose Earthquakes

Week 13 Sebastián Ferreira Houston Dynamo FC

Week 14 Dejan Joveljić LA Galaxy

Week 15 Luquinhas New York Red Bulls

Week 16 Hany Mukhtar Nashville SC

Week 17 Brenner FC Cincinnati

The Orange and Blue return home to TQL Stadium this Friday, June 24 for a 7:30 p.m. ET kickoff against Orlando City SC. Fans can build their custom 3 Match Flex Plan today. Pick any three matches and save on single match ticket pricing with no fees at checkout. Fans can pick the same seats for three games or select different options around TQL Stadium.

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FC Cincinnati are playing their fourth season of MLS competition in 2022, and their second playing at TQL Stadium. For up-to-the-minute information about FC Cincinnati, visit the team's official website at, or follow the team on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook at @FCCincinnati. Additionally, fans are encouraged to download the team's official mobile app on the Apple App Store or Google Play for instant access to mobile tickets, team content and match notifications.

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